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the director of community affairs. it is a great pleasure to introduce mr. john martin. >> thank you all for being here. [applause] thank you for being here for the opening of the marine response emergency facility. i want to begin by introducing several dignitaries. the first is commission vice president mike hardeman. thank you. and commissioner steve nakaja. and i want to introduce our police department deputy chief at the airport, the guy in charge. david chen is here. from the adjacent coast guard facility, the commander. and we have staff members from our congressional delegation. we have staff members from senator feinstein's office, nancy pelosi's office, and others. thank you for joining us today. [applause] throughout our history, safety and security has always been our priority. safety and security of our passengers, and safety of our employees. we are building on that commitment by commissioning what is the first fire rescue boat house facility on the west coast of the united states. more simply -- [airplane noise] we are at an airport. this is the first marine emergency resp
. >>> even today over celebrating the st. today? >>> john the baptist is being celebrated his be heading he appears twice in the church calendar the first time is on his birthday in the second time today we recognize his be handing his martyrdom he is not because stink stephen the first murder but john the baptist is really murder even before him. >>> of course as the process of canonization but there is an understanding perhaps the meth if you are murdered her automatically sent is that true >>> you are in reality it go directly to have been and all those in heaven are saints were ordered for the faith. either of two types of martyrdom is murdered him for hatred of faith from the one who kills them hates the faith or sent for some virtue connected with the faith. so those murders certainly go straight to heaven but they're not always recognize runaway but many of them have been in time >>> it's an exciting process and it begins but had they come up with this? >>> as you say the murders in the early church christians for persecuted and the early era of the church and then it caused some
in the back. i am inspector john wrote a and chief inspector secretary. -- john monroe. i would like to welcome you to the 2012 middle of valor ceremony. can we all please rise for the pledge of allegiance. i pledge allegiance to the flag of the united states of america. into the republic, for which it stands, one nation under god, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. thank you. you can have a seat. i would like to acknowledge and introduce some of the people we have on the stage with us. first, at the police commission president, thomas mazzucco, commissioner kingsley, paul henderson from the mayor's office as representing because the mayor was unable to come tonight. also, we have commissioner loftus. also, the command at steep. d staff. deputy chief james that lake, lyn tomioka, leanora militello, and next to lyn commander biel, corrier from field comman. i would like to introduce chief grigory p. suhr. >> good evening, and hopefully lyn still wants to be your boss tomorrow. i know it is quiet and there are a lot of kids in the room. that is terrific. the medal of valor
room as the judge ordered the release of convicted murderer john smith prosecutors say the chief witness recanted saying the police pressured him, his grandmother more restaurant to pay for his defense. >>> i'm happy and sad but the part of me in there with him on free now to >>> john smith is 37 years old he entered the courtroom wearing the prison jumpsuit but was released by the end of the day >>> the c h p investigates l a pedestrian and the up in the path of speeding cars on 680, the man was killed after being struck by two cars near the storm ridge exit near pleasanton all southbound lanes were shut down for three hours. jury selection under way for the woman in the center of the crime lab controversy debra man in accused of stealing evidence from the lab where she worked as a technician. the lab was closed two years ago hundreds of criminal cases thrown out because of the alleged tampering. definition of small apartment in san francisco could change, supervisors will vote whether to allow developers to build units as small as 220 square feet including kitchen, bath and clo
, you will see that our opening speaker is john newlin, president of the entertainment commission. i, however, and not john newlin. i have more hair than john newlin. but i am vice chair of the commission. permit compliance is up. the violence is down. a variety of entertainment is what makes our city great. we will touch on the upcoming party legislation -- party bus legislation and a safe place for our youth to go. after our panel discussion will have some regard groups so we can share ideas and brainstorm. we have a very luminary panel here. right now, i would like to introduce our cheap -- chief of police. [applause] >> good afternoon. i also am not john newlin, and i have less hair than him. [laughter] is a pleasure to be here for the second year. there are fewer people here. that might be because it has been a good year. as audrey suggests i believe that is because of partnership is up. we want to be a police department that you are comfortable calling before anything happens with out fear of having us say, no, we are going to shut it down. we want to work with you to make it h
update in order to fix it. >>> apple ceo is apologizing for mapping in the phone. john reports on what frustrated customers can do to bypass the problem. >> i got lost three times. >> this man came to meet his sister. but he says his i-phone with the new apple maps made even the downtown hard to find. >> i kept missing off ramps. >> apple perhaps can be downloaded to older models but countless online comments say people who thought the world was flat were more accurate. >> i looked up a couple of addresses and directions and it's really confusing to me. >> reporter: it's been such a serious problem that today apple ceo apologized. >> i think they would have had that worked out already. >> reporter: apple is working on improving its product. in walnut creek. >>> bay area air quality officials have issued a spare the air alert for tomorrow. the reason, a forecast calling for sunny hot weather and ozone pollution. also avoid outdoor activities during the hottest parts of the day. >>> your temperatures today cooled a bit from yesterday. some numbers down as much as 15 degrees. tomorrow's t
bacon, john. >> it's not bad. you are not a fan. >> facon. >> desperate. i can do turkey bacon. >> i can't do it. high in sodium anyway. if you are going to take a hit -- take the real bacon. delightful, delicious. >> pony up extra and get real bacon. >> i would. i would. >> black market. go under the bridge, score bacon? >> i would. >>> thunderstorms, from oklahoma to ohio. rain could move in this evening in western pennsylvania, upstate new york. showers from orlando down to miami. showers around the rockies and four corners region. >> 76, billings. 66, salt lake city. 70s, omaha to indianapolis. and the northeast. mostly 80s in the south. >>> and we have some wonderful news to share about a colleague who co-anchored "world news now" in the not too distant past. >> congratulations to diana perez on delivering devon rodgers. held there by diana's husband deuces. >> works at our philadelphia nation. devon arrived at 9:36 a.m., with a full head of hair, weighing 7 pounds, 13 ounces. dad is a sports anchor, dreaming big dreams. and everyone is healthy and happy. congratulations to them. >>
is unpredictable. ktvu's health and science editor john fowler is live in brentwood where west nile is worse than it was last year. john? >> reporter: they are expected here in about 40 minutes to prepare for the fogging tonight. officials said west nile virus shows no sign of slowing. >> reporter: our camera was there as a technician found mosquitos in this pool behind a vacant house. >> the warmer weather kept west nile virus still going. we are getting reports. >> reporter: another bird testing positive today. frozen for further analysis. 66% higher than last year. and the fraction of mosquitos with the virus, four times higher. again, it is warm weather. >> they lay eggs more quickly, grow more quickly. it causes the virus to produce more quickly. >> reporter: positive mosquitos, in the eastern part of the county. two human cases, nationwide 130 dead. 3100 sick. millions infected who don't know it. the human risk is low, it is hard to prove a human vaccine effected. >> there is no way to know they will end up being exposed to west nile. >> reporter: it is up to us to protect our selves. treat
a presentation by john klun gi, and he is back today, he's going to provide more information on this item. thank you. >> thank you. >> good morning, commissioners, john, the central subway program manager. i'm pleased to note that while i don't have an outstanding video that i just saw of the parks, i do have a powerpoint presentation that will show case the proposed union square station, the northern entrance of the union street market square station that i'll be showing you today and before i start the slide show, i would like to add that this design has been in six years of design development and i'm very pleased and proud to announce that i believe that your vote today will actually be the last public hearing for the designing construction of the four stations that will comprise of the central subway station, and this station has received approvals from previous commissioner from the rec and park commission, the planning department, the historic preservation committee, the union district improvement district, the arts commission and finally civic design. the central subway's essentially phas
momentum swinging toward president obama in recent days. as ktvu's john sasaki reports some analysts say mitt romney needs to score big in next week's debate. >> reporter: 40 days before the election and the candidates are walking similar paths. >> as long as i'm commander in chief virginia we will sustain the strongest military the world has ever known. >> we can't afford four more years of the last four years, all right. >> reporter: governor mitt romney and president obama campaigned a few hundred miles apart a day after both criss crossed ohio. both asked for votes in what is traditionally each other's territory. >> our -- >> florida needs to win one other state or two other states and he has it locked up right now. >> reporter: professor davis is dean of school of public policy. he says mr. romney needs something major to happen to change his fortune. >> romney needs to have a great debate. it's not even sure it's possible for him to have a great debate. >> reporter: the first debate is set for next wednesday night in denver. the topic domestic policy. john sasaki, ktvu news. >>> w
obama in recent days. as ktvu's john sasaki reports some analysts say mitt romney needs to score big in next week's debate. >> reporter: 40 days before the election and the candidates are walking similar paths. >> as long as i'm commander in chief virginia we will sustain the strongest military the world has ever known. >> we can't afford four more years of the last four years, all right. >> reporter: governor mitt romney and president obama campaigned a few hundred miles apart a day after both criss crossed ohio. both asked for votes in what is traditionally each other's territory. >> our -- >> florida needs to win one other state or two other states and he has it locked up right now. >> reporter: professor davis is dean of school of public policy. he says mr. romney needs something major to happen to change his fortune. >> romney needs to have a great debate. it's not even sure it's possible for him to have a great debate. >> reporter: the first debate is set for next wednesday night in denver. the topic domestic policy. john sasaki, ktvu news. >>> we first reported it a couple of
the house. abc's john muller is here with the latest. john? >> reporter: ron, the amber alert, the children thought to have died in that horrible fire are alive. it took almost a week for this amber alert. but repeated searches for the children or their remains have turned up nothing. overnight, tennessee officials putting out a statewide amber alert. 9-year-old chloie leverette, and gage daniel. it's been six days since a fire torched the home with their step-grandparents. initially it was thought that the children and the grandparents died in the flames. but after six days of exhaustive searching inside the rubble, there's only physical evidence of the grandparent, not the children. >> if we just had ashes, you know, or the bodies. but we don't have anything. >> reporter: the amber alert reads, the location of chloie and gage is unknown. authorities have no reason to think the children have left the state. >> we don't have sufficient evidence from fire investigators right now to positively conclude they died in this fire makes us want to make sure that they are not somewhere else. >> repo
her accident on securing the worlder, john lewis on excise tax when it comes to the telephones. so i have a long list, a long career and history of working with both sides of the aisle because i believe at the end of the day if we're going to solve the problems facing this nation, facing the state of nevada -- high unemployment, high foreclosures, businesses going bankrupt -- if you're going to solve those problems, republicans and democrats are going to have to come together to solve those problems. >> moderator: congressman berkeley, you have a minute. berkeley: i think it's important we do work together, and on many issues we co. do. one of the things i recall working across party lines was for the elimination of the estate tax. i worked with mr. brady who sits on the ways and means committee with me. that's also crossing party lines and breaking with my own party to make sure that we do what i think is right for the american people. um, b one of the issues that's very important that we talk about a lot is jobs and making sure that we provide an environment where we can create goo
for the big debates. john kerry, by the way, will be playing the role of mitt romney. he's someone who has a lot of experience debating but also knows mitt romney very well as he comes from massachusetts. now, the big issue, though, is who will both of these candidates be able to sway in the debate? as we know, most americans have made up their minds. we're talking about a small slice of those undecided voters who are watching, waiting to find out exactly who will win. >> okay. let's talk about the republican side with paul steinhauser. word on the street, paul, is that mitt romney has been practicing zingers since august. >> yeah. that's the word on the street. the romney campaign won't go there, carol. all they're going to say is, guess what? he's spending a lot of time getting ready. you're right. i don't have any sound fm mitt romney like dan had from the president. why? he hasn't done an event in a while. mitt romney, carol, he jumps on a plane today, goes out to colorado. he's got a campaign rally there tonight. but after that basically hunkers down. you mentioned john kerry, of cour
video from john dennis, two first names features a nancy look alike surrounded by nancy followers followers and a lot of metaphors including a lamb who is supposed to represent his candidacy. it is better than hope floats. >> she is not a sack craw official lamb. and neither am i. you are burying us alive under a mountain of debt. >> do you want 5 million americans to lose their jobs? >> you voted to detain american citizens indefinitely. i wouldn't have voted for that. >> there are some fights that need to be fought. no matter what the odds. >> that is so much better than "glee." why isn't that on national network television? not surprisingly the opus titled "night of the living pelosi" and herman cane's smoking man video seen here from earlier this year of the you know that breath smells good. explained to the producer of his latest creation, quote in pop culture more americans are interested in zombies than politicians. the ad is a way to get their attention. if i can sum up america in three words it
that claim, and it is about time. a new video from john dennis, two first names features a nancy look alike surrounded by nancy followers followers and a lot of metaphors including a lamb who is supposed to represent his candidacy. it is better than hope floats. >> she is not a sack craw official lamb. and neither am i. you are burying us alive under a mountain of debt. >> do you want 5 million americans to lose their jobs? >> you voted to detain american citizens indefinitely. i wouldn't have voted for that. >> there are some fights that need to be fought. no matter what the odds. >> that is so much better than "glee." why isn't that on national network television? not surprisingly, the opus titled "night of the living pelosi" and herman cane's smoking man video seen here from earlier this year of the you know that breath smells good. explained to the producer of his latest creation, quote, in pop culture more americans are interested in zombies than politicians. the ad is a way to get their attention. if i can sum up america in three words it would be, interested in zombies, that's for su
some time on their hand. abc's john schifrin, you spoke with them as well. >> i did. >> reporter: on three, let's go refs. this nfl sunday men in stripes got the unusual superstar treatment from the fans. excited to se ed td to see thei referees back in action. >> the game's final play. >> reporter: in monday night's game, between packers and seahawks the jump ball appears to be grabbed by green bay. >> who do they give it to? touchdown. >> reporter: the replacement refs gave the call and the win to seattle. sparking national outrage and ridicu ridicule. the nfl received 70,000 phone complaints. even "saturday night live" couldn't resist. >> time of death 2:15. >> no, i am not dead. also it is 4. 30. . [ whistle ] >> one man who wasn't laughing, replacement referee mike peak. he was on the field working that game. >> to see the game fall apart at the end. really one of the thing that would make you want to go in the back room and cry a few tears. >> reporter: though he didn't make the call, the community college teacher from texas with 13 years of division i college revving exper
are winning much better than the lottery the price could be a new place to live >>> john ramos on the new look for city housing >>> this does not come along often >>> oakland housing authority began taking applications for subsidized housing but the line of people went to a new online application process >>> people don't have to stand in line with paper they don't have to come and they don't have to do a first-come first-served process >>> libraries are offering help to people who don't own computers at the end of the week a computer will randomly select 8000 names to go on a waiting list for city sponsored housing, they expect 15,000 people to apply, one of them robin williams who has been shopping for a car >>> were looking for a car for a place to live the back seat >>> and apartments might be available that means a lot then? >>> that means a helluva lot to me >>> that is how desperate the need is, you might be surprised to see what the apartments look like this one features hardwood floors to tone bank and the view of the courtyard working with a federal grant the authority hired staff to
if japanese tsunami debris has come aboard. ktvu's health and science editor john fowler has more. >> reporter: you can see the occasional bit of plastic on the beach but volunteers cleared beaches from santa cruz to monterey. >> reporter: in a warehouse they call the trash lab researchers went through a tiny fraction of the 8-tons volunteers picked up. >> our beaches are bees used heavily and we are still leaving stuff behind. >> shoes, socks, cans, bottles, all kinds of stuff. you name it, we can find it on the beach. >> reporter: they are on the look out for debris from the japanese sunomy. -- tsunami. >> someone was eating on the beach and left it there. >> 1.5 million tons swept out to sea from japan. officials said a dozen confirmed from japan. none in california. >> it is a big ocean. much can sink. it is phenomenal that individual items will find their ways to the shores. >> reporter: researchers were identifying dangerous stuff. >> getting a better understanding of the hazards out there. >> reporter: scientists are hoping to convince manufacturers and policy makers to protect our ocea
tonight john smith was released from an l.a. county jail two hours ago reunited with his family including nieces and nephews he never met. a judge decided smith should be freed after prosecutors were convinced the lone witness had lied >>> i like to see my family, i appreciate them and look forward to tomorrow >>> will go to my grandmother's and eat dinner and enjoy music and tell stories >>> smith's grandmother more mr. home to pay for his initial defense to set despite spending half his life in prison he is not better. >>> san francisco as police chief got an earful from people in the mission district, upset about the hooliganism that followed an officer involved shooting protesters went on to rampage in the neighborhood breaking windows, residents at a community meeting asked why police are not doing their job to keep the peace. >>> this community has done and worked and struggled to make changes, but it has not been enough >>> the mission is a safe place and vibrant community the san francisco police department and those selected by you to serve you and community members we work with
came to a head last night. john muller shows us more: >> final play, end zone -- >> reporter: game winning hail mary pass looked like an interception. >> who has i? touchdown! >> reporter: calling it on espn the refs were giving mixed signals. >> the call on the field stands. touchdown. game is over. >> seahawks win in the most bizarre finish you will ever see! >> reporter: seeming to hurt not just the packers' record but the integrity of the game, gruden alongside tirico. >> this is comical, really. >> two of the worst calls i could remember. >> reporter: it capped a week in which belichick got furious after his team's loss to the ravens putting his hands-on a ref. >> i have never meant any disrespect or in any way tried to abuse or be disrespectful to the officials and the job they do. >> reporter: it has created a social media firestorm. drew brees tweeted at the end of the monday night game, tonight hurts me greatly this is not the league we are supposed to represent. it is in the hands of the nfl and the officials' union after the packers loss matthews posting commissioner goo
you. next speaker. >> hello supervisors. my name is john gallagher and i'm the new human rights organizer at the coalition on homelessness. i have been there a month and a half. i have heard two supervisors say you have been working with the coalition on homelessness. i never heard a word about it until the end of the work day on friday. in that time i have called all of the agencies that help homeless people that i could think of in order to get people here. it seems to me at the very least if you do pass this, you should give us some more time and look at it later. how did i say that wrong? don't pass this or put it off so we have time to consider it and let more people know what is going to happen. saturday i spent the day in outreach, handing out flyers to people living in their vehicles along golden gate park and the ocean. there sure seemed to be a lot of them. i did see some commercial vehicles. i also urge you to limit it to commercial vehicles and not people's homes. i have heard on the phone were making some proviso that people could have their vehicles in someplace, a
and taken into custody. at the conclusion of the encounter, sir john ryan and officer lieu maintain security on the screen -- on the scene until additional officers arrived to assist. an ambulance was immediately summoned. the suspect was transported to san francisco general hospital and later succumbed to his gunshot wounds. in the bank robbery suspect in this incident displayed an outrageous lack of concern for life, public safety, and property for what the course of the criminal rampage that began in irvine, california. he used a firearm to rob to banks in southern california, of threatening to shoot the tellers if they did not comply. gave no consideration to anyone who got in the way of his criminal ambition or effort to escape. as a direct result of his disregard for anyone who might come in to counter with his criminal endeavors, and as well as san francisco police officer lives were jeopardized. the suspect complete disregard for the public put a great risk any person who might inadvertently cross his path, should he escape from the park. searchers got ryan, rubin reyes recognize the
of freedom for southern california man. imprisoned for 19 years for a murder he did not commit. john edward smith was 18 years old when he was convicted. intern with wrongful conviction group wrote a long shot letter to the only witness in the case asking to meet about the case. he did. and recanted his story. smith was exonerated yesterday. john hart from our sister station in los angeles reports. [ crying crying]. >>reporter: tears and smails for john edward smith after 19 years behind bars for a crime he didn't commit smith walks the streets a free man. >> good day and bad day. you know what i mean. staying hopeful that's all i can do. bitter sweet. i'm glad where i'm at now. >> you are now released. plus applause. >>reporter: smith was convicted first agree murder and attempted murder in connection with drive by shooting in south l.a. in 1993 had the conviction vacated after it was determined the only eyewitness committed perjury ri at trial. >> two months later they made an i.d. yes, it was a guy i went to school wishing o'connor of the non-profit innocent matter says the
reporter john alston is here with the impact on workers and the customers. >> carolyn, 600 jobs will disappear from the bay area and hundreds more from sacramento. it has revived the complaints and the debate about the cost of doing business in california. the bad news came all at once at three different comcast gatherings in northern california. it impacts call center workers in livermore, morgan hill and sacramento. their last day will be november 30th. >> christmas is coming. i have two kids. >> they told us basically they are moving everything out of california and putting everything in different states. >> a total of a thousand people work at the call centers morgan hill, livermore and sacramento. those comcast operations will move to seattle, portland and denver to handle things like billing and repair calls. >> the high cost of doing business in california makes it difficult to run cost effective call centers in northern california. >> comcast is not the first big business to complain about the burden of operating. other companies have pulled outcome pleatly citing lower
of it 100%. thank you. >> thank you. >> i have john farrell, christian a and then [inaudible]. >> good morning, commissioners, my name is john fa*irl and speaking of this room takes me back a few years at a time when most of you were -- certainly weren't old enough to remember that this room was a superior court courtroom as was the whole fourth floor, that's where i cut my jib in trying cases as an attorney in san francisco, so it's like coming home again. i've also been a resident of san francisco specifically in the marina for 42 years, so i am quite enthusiastic about this project. i have been a frequent user with my family of the big -- what we refer to as the big marina green, i've walked past the degaussing station, so i was one of the few people who understood what a degaussing station is, but it has been as
. we are joined by my colleagues, the vice chair, john avalos is in route and we are joined by committee members commissioners christine olague and hope schmeltzer and the other commissioners are enroute. the clerk is alisa miller and we are grateful to the follow members of the sfg tv staff and jesse larson and john ross. madam clerk if you could please call item number two and we are joined by the vice chair. >> item two is approval of the minutes from the last meeting special meeting. >> great. commissioner schmeltzer. >> i move to approve the minutes. >> do we have a motion? before we act on that motion we will act any member of the public that would like to speak. seeing none. we have a motion and a second. if we could take that without objection. thank now we can call item three. >> item three is community reports and sf program 448rand status of the public utilities commission. >> great and i will turn it over to first our executive 5n5nxzof nancy miller and we are joined by the assistant general manager, barbara hale but i want to simply note that we hit a pre
like john mccain said bonn from a plumber that question president obama >>> john mccain alluded to joe the plumber and that barack obama would share the wealth >>> that give matt cain a boost in the polls but as matt cain learned even a memorable debate moment carries a candid only so far. the live audience for the first debate expected to be about 60 million people, half the number expected to vote in the election. chip reid cbs news >>> a look of the debate scheduled the first to bed wednesday in denver, on october 11th vice-president biden and paul ryan will lock horns in danville, kentucky, then two more presidential debates and hampstead new york and boca raton florida. a new poll shows proposition 38 that would earmark funds for schools appears to be headed for defeat an l.a. times poll shows 34 percent of voters favored the tax 52% oppose it it will affect most californians the measures wealthy backer has spent $30 million on the campaign. a competing measure supported by gov. brown will raise taxes only on the wealthy doing better, proposition 30 supported by 35 percent of vote
, john? >> reporter: as we under stand it, at 5:30 this morning, four men in a boat at candlestick marina, headed out from the golden gate, two miles of pigeon point. at that point, something happened. a rogue wave hit the boat and knocked four men into the water. two of them were wearing life vests and two were not. the sheriff's sergeant john gonzalez has more. >> the problem was a delay in the search. it happened at 10:00 but one of the subjects self-rescued and was able to crawl and make his way up to this farmhouse where we are at right now and call 911. an hour delay. the boat was pretty much right on the shoreline. not that far. maybe out 50 yards or something like that. and, so, that was how the two made it to shore. one was -- it went to shore and suffered hypothermia, the other subject made it up here to the farmhouse. >> reporter: so, that is two men in the hospital and two men still missing at sea. the coast guard is searching along with other agents all day. we understand that even at this hour there is a aircraft over the ocean and a helicopter. the 130 will drop the
'm john muller. rob nelson is off this morning. >> and i'm paula faris. we begin this monday, the 1st of october, can you believe it? with a new abc news poll it comes just as the presidential candidates come out. >> tahman bradley starts us off from washington. >> reporter: good morning. it's hard to believe that the first presidential debate is on wednesday. mitt romney and president obama have been preparing day and night. with both men saying the other guy is going to do a better job. president obama and mitt romney start the week with a crucial showdown on wednesday at the first presidential debate in denver. at a rally in las vegas, president obama tried to manage the speculations. >> i know the media is speculating who is going to have the best zinger. i don't know about that. governor romney, he's a good debater. >> reporter: as both hunker down for intense practice, the polls show americans overwhelming with the election and the president lose. in a new abc news/"washington post" poll out this morning, 63% of registered voters expect president obama to win the election. that'
morning, everyone. we get an interesting perspective on this from john mccain. he's debated both the president and mitt romney, and he says we will see two very strong well-prepared candidates and in his prediction, few surprises. the president's behind closed doors in nevada for the next two days preparing to face mitt romney in denver wednesday. >> he's a good debater. i'm just okay. but what i'm most concerned about is having a serious discussion about what we need to do to keep the country growing. >> reporter: both sides are downplaying expectations. a senior aide to the president says romney will be prepared, disciplined and aggressive. romney's debate partner calls the president a tough debater. >> barack obama is going to be formidable and i think it will be a good debate, but i certainly would not underestimate what barack obama brings to it. >> reporter: john kerry's playing romney with the president. in a weekend memory, republicans urged kerry to press the president on libya and syria. in today's "wall street journal" romney calls president obama's foreign policy dang
and then a suicide of a teacher there. john sasaki tells us how all of that emotion came to head today at albany middle school. >> classes let out early because of the heart ship the community is enduring today. >> i had him as a teacher he was a really great teacher and i really miss him. >> tears flowed freely for isumisaki a teacher who apparently committed suicide yesterday just days after being arrested for committing a lewd act on a minor. >> i just feel really bad for all of his family and friends and all the teachers here that they loved him. he was a great guy. >> reporter: there was an outpouring of support and some in the school community told me they doubt the allegations that he had an inappropriate relationship. parents say they are taking care to deal with that issue. >> there's two family suffering with very difficult situations. one suffering with a loss the other suffering with the allegation of their child being touched inappropriately. >> wáe -- we don't have all the information and that's what we tell them. you shouldn't judge things until you have the information. >> desp
, john simmons. not john simmons- becomes a different john simmons when i'm relating to my kids, to my students, to my provost, to authority figures. you know, watch that- watch how you're going along, thinking, oh, boy, that religious studies class was so mellow and i'm feeling so good. and then somebody pulls out in front of you, "arrrrgggghhhh!" you know, you're sense of self has changed, from peace into an angry self, in relationship to that fool who pulled out in front of you, you know. that's what i'm talking about- it is not a cosmic, bizarre kind of insight the buddha is offering up; he's saying we suffer because we don't recognize that we are always, always- you know, our sense of self is in that relational mode. yeah, janet. >> i actually have to debate a little bit with you, because i found the no self thing to be the hardest part. my teacher started out with all things are by their very nature impermanent- even the mountains are worn down by the water, and crumble to the sea. so anything you might want to grasp onto isn't permanent. if you wish for things to be permanent- s
. as for the president, he is near las vegas today for his rehearsals with senator john kerry and was caught joking about them. >> basically they're keeping me indoors all the time. it's a drag. [ laughter ] >> they're making me do my homework. >> reporter: while both the president and romney appeared relaxed, there is a lot at stake for their first head-to- head battle. >> in any good debate, you want to have some things prepared in advance. you want to have memorable lines, surprise your opponent and knock them off their feet, and you want to be remembered for something. >> reporter: the "new york times" reports that the romney camp has prepared him with a series of, quote, zingers he can use tomorrow night. romney will likely be walking a fine line while the president will have to avoid appearing smug or condescending. >> mitt romney really has to take on the president forcefully but realistically if he wants to change the narrative of this campaign. >> the word on the street amongst folks i know in washington is that president obama really does not think very much of governor romney. and he wants to
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